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19-06-2015, 14:08

Strengthening of Tehran-Dushanbe relations a dire necessity

Tajik Lower House Speaker Shukurjon Zuhurov in a meeting with the visiting governor general of Iran's Hamedan province stressed the need for comprehensive expansion of bilateral ties and closer cooperation, IRNA news agency reported on Friday.

"The ground is quite paved for comprehensive expansion of bilateral ties as more than 170 memoranda of understanding (MOUs) in the fields of political, economic, cultural and scientific ties have been already sighed between the two countries," said Zuhurov.

In the meeting with Governor General Mohammad-Nasser Nikbakht, the Tajik Lower House Speaker Zuhurov surveyed the current status of the two countries' relations.

Nikbakht is in Dushanbe to cooperate with Tajikistan in most prestigious sponsoring of prominent Islamic world thinker Mir Seyyed Ali Hamedani's 700th birth anniversary.

He said that the Iranian and Tajik nations are both recognized as highly cultural nations with very rich literatures and Hamedan, one of Iran's most ancient provinces, has comprehensive relations with Tajikistan.

The governor general of Hamedan is leading a delegation of that province's parliament members in this visit which started on Sunday, June 14.

Mir Seyyed Ali Hamedani's 700th birth anniversary is scheduled to be held in Tajikistan in September, 2015.